Joachim LelewelHistorien et Archéologue Polonais [...]
P. Dien impr. [Paris, n.d., c. 1840.]
Stipple engraving on steel. Sheet 270 x 185mm, 10½ x 7¼".
Joachim Lelewel (1786-1861), a Polish historian regarded by the Russians as one of the most dangerous rebels of the 1830 revolt. In 1847, in exile in Brussels, Lelewel, along with Marx and Engels, was a founding member of the Democratic Society for Unity and Brotherhood of All Peoples. A portrait from the collection of Leonard Chodzko (1800-71), a Polish historian active in the November Uprising of 1830 and the Great Emigration that followed it.
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